Membership Spotlights

Chris Garton, Lakeside Inn & Casino

Why did you become involved in the AMA? I had become aware of the Reno-Tahoe AMA chapter for well over a year before I joined. The monthly luncheons with great speaker presentations was just what I needed to both stay on top of the rapidly changing marketing landscape and also network with other local marketing […]

Member Spotlight: Erica Kramer, Signature Landscapes

What about marketing interests you the most? Determining what motivates people to act and then figuring out how to craft a message that drives action. Marketing is fascinating because it is multifaceted, combining many diverse fields from business to psychology. Marketing is dynamic. It is a balance of art, science and magic and that combination […]

Member Spotlight: Piet Long, EMPLOYERS

Why did you become involved in the AMA? I initially joined the AMA for the various educational resources, training and events. Tiffany Brown (Past President) reached out shortly after I joined about becoming more involved in the local marketing community by being a member of the local Reno-Tahoe AMA board. I went to a board […]

Member Spotlight: Brittany Silva, Tomauri Inc.

Why did you become involved in the AMA? I was very involved in the collegiate chapter and really enjoyed everything that was involved. I was on the collegiate board and loved the case competitions. When I moved back to the Reno area it felt natural to get involved again and become a member of the […]

Member Spotlight: John Dunlap, D4 Advanced Media

Why did you become involved in the AMA? Rachel Kingham (current President) said she would kill me if I didn’t join and I don’t take those kind of threats lightly. Actually Rachel is one of the nicest people I know; she’s a primary reason I became involved. I also became involved to meet more local […]

Member Spotlight: Anita Bowers, International Game Technology

Why did you become involved in the AMA? I was involved in the collegiate chapter while attending school at UNR. I was very involved and participated in many marketing plan creation competitions, and other projects. I wanted to continue my involvement by being a board member of the Reno Tahoe AMA. What about marketing most […]

Member Spotlight: Nicole Denison, Apex Performance Solutions

Tell us about your company. I work for Apex Performance Solutions as the Marketing and Business Development Manager. Apex is a local consulting company that specializes in IT training and learning solutions, project management, and software quality assurance. Within our training competency, we deliver learning solutions catered to individual business needs, whether it be E-Learning […]

Member Spotlight: Sig Wawdo, Microsoft Licensing

Tell us about your company. I work for Microsoft on the Advertising Operations team here in Reno. The Advertising Operations team supports Microsoft’s Advertising customers and partners across Search (Bing), Display and Publisher advertising spaces. I specifically work on the publisher team focused on supporting developers using our platforms to monetize their Windows 8 and […]